"This Is the End" is a 2013 American disaster-comedy movie directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg in their directorial launchings. The film stars Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson as imaginary versions of themselves dealing with an apocalyptic event.Plot Summary
Jay Baruchel arrives in LA to invest quality time with his old buddy Seth Rogen. Seth welcomes Jay to James Franco's home for a house-warming party, which Jay hesitates to attend due to his pain around Seth's brand-new friends. At Franco's party, Jay feels out of place in the middle of Hollywood celebs and decides to march for cigarettes with Seth.
While they're at the corner store, beams of blue light begin to suck people up into the sky. Terrified, Jay and Seth rush back to Franco's home. They tell the partygoers about the mayhem outside, however nobody believes them and the celebration continues. However, a huge earthquake quickly follows and people begin to fall under a yawning gorge that opens in the earth. Jay, Seth, Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, and Danny McBride are the only ones left alive in your home, which is now surrounded by a hellish landscape.The Apocalypse
Upon waking the next morning, the group finds a horrid animal strolling the land. They realize that the 'Rapture' as prophesied in the Bible is occurring. The group chooses to ration the food and water they have and strengthen your home to protect themselves.
Over a span of days, their scenario intensifies due to infighting, decreasing products, and external risks from demonic creatures. Jonah endures a demonic belongings and is exorcised, which leaves him stable and susceptible to being consumed by a demon. Danny steals all of their food and water, but is displaced of your home and is immediately feasted on by a creature.Redemption and Conclusion
Entrusted to no products, Jay recommends that in order to be conserved and raptured, they need to perform generous and brave acts. Craig decides to test the theory by facing a demonic canine animal outside and is instantly pulled up into heaven while the animal passes away. The group-- Jay, Seth, and Franco-- comprehends that this is their only opportunity of survival and they pursue redemption.
Franco attempts to sacrifice himself for Seth and Jay however mocks the creatures at the same time. He is half-way raptured but since of his mockery, he's dropped and feasted on. Seth and Jay, the last survivors, are confronted by the Devil when Jay apologizes to Seth for resenting his success and Seth forgives Jay for not being more supportive, which functions as their redemption. The friends are right away raptured into Heaven where they fulfill Craig. Heaven turns out to be a literal paradise, where any dream is quickly approved-- ending their apocalyptic experience on a high note.General Assessment
"This is completion" is a blend of comical components linked with the normally morbid theme of the apocalypse. With self-deprecatory humor and comic rending of the biblical 'rapture', the movie stands apart as an unique portrayal of the end of the world while using a careful commentary on relationship and redemption.